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“Never enough” – a challenging quote

Just read the first chapter of Brené Brown's challenging book "Daring Greatly." She quotes this extremely compelling paragraph from Lynne Twist: “For me, and for many of us, our first waking thought of the day is "I didn’t get enough sleep." The next one is "I don't...

Sneak preview of my new film

Sneak preview of the opening of my new film (about a solo walk across the world's second biggest sand desert- this is Rough Cut...

Summary of Dan & Chip Heath’s new book, The Power of Moments

Recently read Dan & Chip Heath’s latest book, The Power of Moments. It’s about how we usually leave the defining moments of life to chance, but there are in fact intentional ways we can CREATE defining moments. Here are my top takeaways: -Powerful moments usually come...
Three recent testimonials

Three recent testimonials

Many thanks to Stuart Klein, Olivia Wong and Jenny Loh for their recent testimonials after I gave speeches for their respective organisations: Rob’s inspiring, humorous and highly engaging talk resonated strongly with all of us. His ability to intertwine themes...

A warm-up that can change your destiny

As part of my warm-up routine before a speech, I always try and find an inconspicuous spot to do some superman poses! I do this because of what I learnt from Amy Cuddy’s amazing TED speech (the second most viewed TED of all time, with 46 million views). Doing...

Short summary of “Made to Stick” by Chip & Dan Heath

Just read Chip & Dan Heath’s book “Made to Stick” -about how to make an idea compelling. If you ever give speeches, go through this checklist, asking is your speech: SIMPLE – with a compact, core idea, explained in clear language. “If I communicate nothing...
Do you ever wish you had more courage? I do.

Do you ever wish you had more courage? I do.

Aristotle said courage is the most important virtue as it’s the one needed when other virtues are at testing point. This week is the 50th anniversary of MLK Jr’s assassination. A few years ago, whilst tandeming across the USA with Christine, we visited the Memphis...

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